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Upcoming Events

Thu 29 Mar Tue 3 Apr 2018
Fri 13 Apr Sun 15 Apr 2018
Who are you looking for: Responding to the Risen Christ
Fri 27 Apr Sun 29 Apr 2018
Sarah Pennington and Gilo, UK Natural Voice teachers, return to Othona with songs from a wide variety of traditions.
Fri 4 May Mon 7 May 2018
Come and spend the bank holiday weekend with us at Othona.
Mon 14 May Thu 17 May 2018
You may not be an experienced birdwatcher and just be keen to learn more about birds and the other wildlife which abounds in the Essex coast and countryside.